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1. BlacKkKlansman (2018)

R | 135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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83 Metascore

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace

Votes: 175,903 | Gross: $48.69M

2. 13th (2016)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Crime, News

8.2
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88 Metascore

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker, Dolores Canales

Votes: 21,075

3. Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019)

PG-13 | 120 min | Documentary

6.9
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82 Metascore

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career.

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Stars: Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Oprah Winfrey, Russell Banks

Votes: 294 | Gross: $0.88M

4. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

7.9
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 445

5. The Arsenio Hall Show (1989–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.4
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Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show.

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Burton Richardson, Michael Wolff, Sinbad

Votes: 708

6. P.O.V. (1988– )

Documentary

7.6
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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most... See full summary »

Stars: Angela Davis, Deann Borshay, Peter Dinklage, Mohamed Bangura

Votes: 140

7. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

6.8
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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Tracey Emin, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers

Votes: 88

8. The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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64 Metascore

A documentary on the life of John Lennon, with a focus on the time in his life when he transformed from a musician into an antiwar activist.

Directors: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld | Stars: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Stew Albert, Tariq Ali

Votes: 5,199 | Gross: $1.10M

9. What Is Democracy? (2018)

107 min | Documentary

6.5
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71 Metascore

This documentary examines the philosophy behind the concept of Democracy, from ancient Athens to modern Greece and the American Civil Rights movement.

Director: Astra Taylor | Stars: Astra Taylor, Silvia Federici, Eleni Perdikouri, Harrison Preddy

Votes: 87 | Gross: $0.04M

10. Democracy Now! (2001– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

6.0
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Journalist Amy Goodman hosts this independent news program which features international journalists, grassroots leaders, independent analysts, as well as ordinary people directly affected by world events and U.S. policy.

Stars: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Nermeen Shaikh, Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Votes: 325

11. The Hour (2004–2014)

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

4.8
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

Votes: 554

12. Le grand journal de Canal+ (2004– )

60 min | Documentary, Comedy, Talk-Show

5.7
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Stars: Michel Denisot, Jean-Michel Aphatie, Ariane Massenet, Yann Barthès

Votes: 241

13. Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

7.0
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73 Metascore

A documentary that chronicles the life of young college professor Angela Davis, and how her social activism implicates her in a botched kidnapping attempt that ends with a shootout, four dead, and her name on the FBI's 10 most wanted list.

Director: Shola Lynch | Stars: Angela Davis, Eisa Davis

Votes: 507

14. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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73 Metascore

Footage shot by a group of Swedish journalists documenting the Black Power Movement in the United States is edited together by a contemporary Swedish filmmaker.

Director: Göran Olsson | Stars: Angela Davis, Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Abiodun Oyewole

Votes: 1,695 | Gross: $0.26M

15. Dolores (I) (2017)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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81 Metascore

In the 1950's, a working-class wife and mother of eleven children helps to establish a farmer's union, which later develops into a platform for feminism and gender equality.

Director: Peter Bratt | Stars: Dolores Huerta, Martin Luther King, Luis Valdez, Ricardo S. Chavez

Votes: 261 | Gross: $0.56M

16. The Empire Files (2015– )

30 min | Documentary, News, Talk-Show

8.5
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An independent documentary & interview series hosted by Abby Martin - reporting on war & inequality from the heart of Empire

Stars: Abby Martin, Atossa Abrahamian, Ali Al Ahmed, Jared Ball

Votes: 49

17. This Week (1956–1992)

News

6.5
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Public affairs series probing the news behind the headlines.

Stars: Jonathan Dimbleby, Denis Tuohy, Richard Lindley, Bryan Magee

Votes: 19

18. American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs (2013)

82 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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78 Metascore

Grace Lee Boggs is an activist and philosopher in Detroit who has dedicated her life to the next American Revolution and the possibility of a better, more just future for all of humanity. ... See full summary »

Director: Grace Lee | Stars: Grace Lee Boggs, Danny Glover, Bill Ayers, James Boggs

Votes: 111

19. Les rendez-vous du dimanche (1975– )

Music, Talk-Show

6.5
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Stars: Michel Drucker, Dalida, Michel Sardou, Eddy Mitchell

Votes: 13

20. Fidel (2001)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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44 Metascore

Documentary about Fidel Castro, covering 40 years of Cuban Revolution. Rare Fidel Castro footage: he appears swimming with a bodyguard, visiting his childhood home and school, playing with ... See full summary »

Director: Estela Bravo | Stars: Fidel Castro, Muhammad Ali, Harry Belafonte, Angela Davis

Votes: 516 | Gross: $0.12M

21. Apostrophes (1975–1990)

Talk-Show

6.7
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Stars: Bernard Pivot, Claude-Jean Philippe, Gilles Lapouge, Jean d'Ormesson

Votes: 28

22. Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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This film tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman's journey from her birth in a paper thin shack in the cotton fields of Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the ... See full summary »

Director: Pratibha Parmar | Stars: Robert L. Allen, Tony Brown, Angela Davis, Jennifer DeVere Brody

Votes: 58

23. Emma and Elvis (1992)

105 min | Drama

3.1
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Alice and Eddie, two misfit political activists challenge the problems of their time.

Director: Julia Reichert | Stars: Chuck Antilla, W. Cornell Barnard, Mark Blum, Steven Bognar

Votes: 21

24. Black Is... Black Ain't (1994)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

7.6
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A film about black experiences with a "backdrop of Creole cooking."

Director: Marlon Riggs | Stars: Angela Davis, Essex Hemphill, bell hooks, Bill T. Jones

Votes: 162

25. A Place of Rage (1991)

54 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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This celebration of African American women and their achievements features interviews with Angela Davis, June Jordan and Alice Walker. Within the context of the civil rights, Black power ... See full summary »

Director: Pratibha Parmar | Stars: Angela Davis, Fannie Lou Hamer, June Jordan, Rosa Parks

Votes: 15

26. Angela Davis: Portrait of a Revolutionary (1972)

80 min | Documentary

7.3
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Documentary about former Black Panther.

Director: Yolande DuLuart | Stars: Angela Davis, Jane Fonda, George Jackson

Votes: 6

27. Out in the Night (2014)

Unrated | 75 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.4
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Under the neon lights in a gay-friendly neighborhood of New York City, four young African-American lesbians are violently and sexually threatened by a man on the street. They defend ... See full summary »

Director: Blair Doroshwalther | Stars: Alexis Agathocleous, Venice Brown, Terrain Dandridge, Angela Davis

Votes: 89

28. Untitled Angela Davis Project

Biography, Drama | Announced

The story of activist and 1960s Civil Rights leader, Angela Davis.

Director: Julie Dash

29. Black and Cuba (2015)

PG | 83 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

7.9
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'Black and Cuba' follows street-smart students, who are outcasts at an elite Ivy League university, as they band together and adventure to Cuba to see if revolution is truly possible. While... See full summary »

Director: Robin J. Hayes | Stars: Fidel Castro, Angela Davis, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Fred Hampton

Votes: 23

30. The House on Coco Road (2016)

Documentary

7.4
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Set amidst the Grenada Revolution, THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD documents one family's flight from racial tensions in 1980's Oakland, California, only to find themselves settled directly in the ... See full summary »

Director: Damani Baker | Stars: Angela Davis, Fania Davis, Fannie Haughton

Votes: 29

31. The Black List: Volume Two (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Stars: Majora Carter, Angela Davis, Suzanne De Passe, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 26

32. Black Girls Rock! 2011 (2011 TV Special)

TV-PG | 90 min | Music

3.6
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An awards ceremony that honored women of color for their achievements in music, entertainment, and entrepreneurship, along with musical performances by female R&B and soul recording artists.

Stars: Anita Baker, Melanie Fiona, Erykah Badu, Elle Varner

Votes: 23

33. Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary (2012)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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41 Metascore

The film chronicles the life and revolutionary times of the former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Director: Stephen Vittoria | Stars: Cornel West, Alice Walker, Angela Davis, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Votes: 439 | Gross: $0.04M

34. Pieces of Lives, Pieces of Dreams (2012)

100 min | Documentary

9.8
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You don't need a gun to be a rebellious cinematographer, but you need to be a witness on your history.

Director: Hamid Benamra | Stars: Mustapha Boutadjine, Salah Teskouk, Tommie Smith, Henri Alleg

Votes: 6

35. XXI Century (2003– )

385 min | Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Curt Goering, Howard Zinn, Reed Brody, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 53

36. Herbert's Hippopotamus (1996)

69 min | Documentary

7.4
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Documentary about the turbulent life, writings, and activism of philosopher Herbert Marcuse, visionary force for the youth movements worldwide during the '60s and 70s.

Director: Paul Alexander Juutilainen | Stars: Carlos Blanco, Iris Blanco, Angela Davis, Andrew Feenberg

Votes: 21

37. Black Journal (1969– )

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Stars: Tony Brown, Louis Farrakhan, Dick Gregory, William Greaves

Votes: 11

38. Ben Chavis, les dix de Wilmington (1977)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Jean-Daniel Simon | Stars: Ben Chavis, Angela Davis, Marpessa Dawn, Med Hondo

39. First Tuesday (1969–1973)

120 min | News

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Stars: Garrick Utley, Sander Vanocur, Tom Pettit, Robert F. Rogers

40. Der Augenzeuge (1946–1980)

News

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Stars: Yasser Arafat, Angela Davis, Erich Honecker, Margot Honecker

41. Wer die Erde liebt (1973)

72 min | Documentary

6.0
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A documentary dedicated to the 10th World Festival of Youth and Students held in East Berlin in the summer of 1973.

Directors: Uwe Belz, Jürgen Böttcher, Joachim Hellwig, Harry Hornig | Stars: Yasser Arafat, Angela Davis, Erich Honecker, Isabel Parra

Votes: 8

42. Angela Davis: Le Combat Continue (2010 TV Movie)

43 min | Documentary

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An intimate portrait of a legendary woman.

Director: Shola Lynch | Star: Angela Davis

43. Angela Davis Is at Your Mercy (1970)

10 min | Short

7.5
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Director: Carole Roussopoulos | Stars: Angela Davis, Jean Genet

Votes: 13

44. The Lower 9: A Story of Home (2012)

21 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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The Lower 9: A Story of Home, reveals the displaced culture and community of New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward through generations of memories that fill the abandoned homes, buildings and ... See full summary »

Directors: Matthew Hashiguchi, Elaine McMillion Sheldon | Stars: Angela Davis, Leo Gant Sr., Mack McClendon, Sandos McGee

45. The Great Incarcerator, Part 1: Dark Little Secret (2011)

36 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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The Great Incarcerator, part 1: Dark Little Secret examines the United States prison system and its unprecedented explosion in population and the exploitation of dark, poor faces, ... See full summary »

Director: D. Jones | Stars: Michelle Alexander, Angela Davis, Natural di'Saster, Cynthia McKinney

46. Last Sunset (2012)

Not Rated | 2 min | Short

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"In a dream I've seen rule of law, the golden mean, all of living, in truth obscene..."

Director: William S. Tribell | Stars: Tal Boldo, Adolf Hitler

47. 9 Tage des Jahres (1973 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Angela Davis, Egon Krenz, Miriam Makeba, Dean Reed

48. Jean Genet, le vagabond: Jean Genet, l'écrivain (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary

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Director: Michel Dumoulin | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Joseph Bouglione, Pierre Boulez, María Casares

49. Sidney Poitier, un outsider à Hollywood (2008 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary

6.4
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Director: Catherine Arnaud | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Donald Bogle, Pearl Bowser, Kathleen Cleaver

Votes: 11

50. P.O.V. (1988– )
Episode: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs (2014)

Documentary

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Director: Grace Lee | Stars: Grace Lee Boggs, Angela Davis, Bill Ayers, James Boggs

Votes: 8



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